Archive for October 2011
The month of October is historic for the Northern Muslims of Sri Lanka – on this day, in 1990, the Tamil Tigers completed forcibly eviction of Northern Muslims from Northern districts of Sri Lanka – Jaffna, Kilinochchi, Mullaithivu, Mannar and Vavuniya. Today, the lives of these Muslims, who have been displaced for 21 years, they commemorate 21 Black October.
The northern Muslims who were forcibly evicted by the LTTE complete 21 years as IDPs today. Black October is an unforgettable part of Sri lankan Muslim history. Read the rest of this entry »
By Khalid Amayreh in occupied Jerusalem
There is no doubt that one of the main reasons for America’s phenomenal economic and financial problems, which affect America’s overall global standing, has to do with the so-called Israeli factor. I know it is politically incorrect to say so, especially in an electioneering atmosphere.None the less, knowing and telling the truth shall set us all free.
President Obama admitted recently that the US is facing the severest economic crisis ever since the great depression. However, like most of his predecessors and nearly all Read the rest of this entry »
Inna lillahi wa inna ilaihi raji’un: A prayer took place at Istanbul’s Fatih Mosque on Saturday for Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s mother Tenzile Erdoğan who passed away on Friday. The prayer was attended by President Abdullah Gül, Parliament Speaker Cemil Çiçek, members of the cabinet, deputies and other dignitaries.
Tenzile Erdoğan had died of acute cholecystitis Friday morning at Medipol Hospital where she was receiving treatment for some time. She was hospitalized with stomach ache and high fever on Sept. 30. Read the rest of this entry »